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Rare Spiny Turtle found at Namtaloo Cave in Khao Sok, S Thailand

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Khao Sok National Park in Southern Thailand always manages to deliver thrills for nature lovers. This week, a rare Spiny Turtle was found just outside the Namtaloo Cave by Dave and his team. If you are visiting Thailand and are a wildlife enthusiast, a visit to Khao Sok should be high ...

Ancient Temples, Countryside & Beaches of Cambodia by Mountain Bike, Nov 12

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

This is a great 14 day soft adventure by mountain bike that is guaranteed to depart in November. It will take you to the capital, Phnom Penh, down to the coast in Kep, Kampot and Sihanoukville, to Cambodia's second city, Battambang, and finally to see the great temples of Angkor ...

Pulau Waigeo from the sky – stunning!

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

This should taunt anyone looking for unspoiled remote places to dive with exceptional seascapes and unspoiled islands! This pic was taken from the air flying between Sorong in West Papua to Manado on the northern tip of Sulawesi, Indonesia, as we passed over Pulau Waigeo. This is real frontier diving with ...

Kelabit Long Ears vanishing

Monday, June 4th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_2489" align="alignleft" width="660" caption="A Kelabit lady with traditional long ears"][/caption] Traditionally the women of the Kelabit tribe of northern Borneo would use heavy brass weights to stretch their earlobes, considered to be highly attractive. Sadly this is another tradition that is fast disappearing. I once met a lady who had ...

The Penan Forest People of Northern Borneo

Monday, June 4th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_2484" align="alignleft" width="660" caption="Penan Headman"][/caption] The Penan are a shy, hunter-gatherer tribe found in northern Borneo that live symbiotically with the rainforests. Traditionally they only build temporary shelters and spend most of their lives roaming through the jungle. Their way of life and, most probably, their entire existence is ...


Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Philippines Island Hopping, Diving & Kayaking Safari

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The Philippines Island Hopping, Diving & Kayaking Safari is an exceptional adventure, hopping from one palm-fringed tropical island to another by traditional, outrigger boat (banca), culminating in Coron to snorkel or dive on a fleet of Japanese shipwrecks, and to kayak around spectacular, towering limestone islands. This is an ...